A's Commentary and Analysis

The new, patient Yoenis Cespedes

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Yoenis Cespedes appears to have become more selective at the plate. Is his improvement real?

Ring around the fringe-level middle infielder

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The A's and Rangers are a lot of things to one another — rivals; strategic antitheses; the team that keeps claiming each other's fringe-level middle infielders and then designating them for...

Alberto Callaspo has Fantasy Value?

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AN contributor Phil Naessens answers a question from a listener of his daily show about Alberto Callaspo and gives some waiver wire and sleeper suggestions for week number four of the Fantasy...

Opposite field hitting: The key to success?

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Does hitting the opposite way improve a team's chance to score runs? Let's take a look.

What's wrong with the Athletics' bullpen?

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The A's were supposed to have one of the best bullpens in baseball, but the closer-by-committee isn't getting the job done. What gives?

Josh Reddick: What is going wrong?

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What is happening with Josh Reddick? We try to find out.

Yoenis Cespedes: Hitting Adjustments

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How can Cespedes reach elite hitting status? Let's find out.

Plate Discipline, Pitch Recognition, and Cespedes

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What does Yoenis Cespedes need to work on to regain his 2012 form? Let's find out.

You Heard it Here

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Jerry's Position Player Primer for 2014

2014 Preview: Why the A's Will Win The Pennant

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The Pitch: There are no hypocrites in the Athletics' front office. General manager Billy Beane immediately spent the new national television money he would have likely killed for during his...

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